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Fall Fashion for Real

Fall Fashion for Real

Alaina Taylor, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2015


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  It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Fall, that is. As pumpkin spice everything starts to fill the shelves and white girls are planning their “candid frolicking through leaves” photoshoots, the fashion universe is shifting toward a more minimalistic feel. I have compiled this list...

Teacher Superlatives

Teacher Superlatives

Demi Jenson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


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Students are often the ones who are assigned superlatives, but this time it’s the teachers. The Northern Light asked students to put a tally by the teacher who they thought was “most likely to.” The outcomes were extremely accurate and quite hilarious.   Most likely to skip school: Thorpe...

A Carrot is Worth a Thousand Words

A Carrot is Worth a Thousand Words

Cortney Chow, Feature Editor

October 26, 2015


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The bell for lunch is the most heavenly noise for your ears—or should I say stomach? You’ll either drive off campus or join your friends in the cafeteria. Regardless of what you eat, every piece of food you place in your mouth reveals a glimpse of your personality. You may have a favorite restaurant...

Cringe worthy creations specially made from school cafeterias: 5 grossest school lunches

Cringe worthy creations specially made from school cafeterias: 5 grossest school lunches

Cortney Chow, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


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After countless hours of cramming information that might not even be useful five years from now (or in a week), a stampede of teenagers will have their dreams fueled with all the food from their refrigerator or all the food from the McDonald’s corporation. When the bell finally rings for lunch, sprinting...

Bring it back

Janelle Tereshinski, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014


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Most students here at Portage Northern were born in the 1990s. In a dreary reality, this was a time of diapers and pacifiers. But what most of us choose to reference are Tamagotchis and Titanic. So, let’s embrace calling ourselves 90s kids and bring back the best trends ever created.   Fanny...

Pink out photo collage

Pink out photo collage

BNeal, Northern Supporter

October 25, 2014


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Pink sky, pink spirit, and even some pink Under Armour on our Huskies all played a role this past Friday night. The football team captured a playoff birth beating Benton Harbor 36-12. The team will await their playoff foes for the start of the state tourney. Head coach Pete Schermerhorn said, "We are...

2014 Homecoming Picture Collage

2014 Homecoming Picture Collage

Ben Neal, Huskie Loving

September 28, 2014


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This "article" is simply a bunch of random photos from the 2014 Homecoming here at Portage Northern. The football team beat Loy Norrix 20-15, the student senate worked hard creating fun and excitement, and the student body participated in making the week eventful. Congratulations on an exciting week,...

Top 12 Things to Do This Summer

Alaina Taylor, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014


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Finally. Students have braved months of abusive winter storms and endless study sessions all leading up to the humid and blissful escape that summer vacation provides. However, the long months of freedom can become monotonous. When a vacation isn’t an option, here is a list of a few things to look...

Gone is the class of 2014, time for the new seniors

Maddy Conklin, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014


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We can only imagine senior year until we really experience it. High school may seem all the same up until senior year, or senior year can just be the same as all others. After all, senior year is what you make of it. Whether you go out and party every weekend or watch Netflix by yourself, it’s still...

Top 10 Best Fashion Trends of the Summer

Kayla Jackson, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014


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As the school year comes to an end, summer begins. Summer is the time when it is okay to experiment and try out new looks. Summer is when the best memories are made, the most pictures are taken, and you don't want to remember the summer of your life by your hideous fashion choices. Therefore I present...

Goodbye Seniors… Hello Seniors?

Gabby Childers, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014


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Becoming the oldest in the school, respected by grades below, and preparing to graduate and moving on to the next chapter of life. After the class of 2014 walked out of Portage Northern on their last day, the juniors are getting a taste of what it’s like to be the head of the halls, and share what t...

10 things to do to spice up your summer

Abby Porter, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014


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Summer is long. If you find yourself bored (which you should not, enjoy time off from school!) here are some random things to do this summer.   1. Stargaze - Perfect date idea, plus so many opportunities for cheesy pickup lines, “You must work for NASA, because you are out of this world.”...

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